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China hands over ICT and Community Centre to Ga Central Municipal Assembly

An Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Community Centre built by the Chinese government for the Sowutuom community has been handed over to the Ga Central Municipal Assembly. The facility, which is situated on the premises of Maranatha University College at Sowutuom has a computer laboratory with 55 computers, a 24-seater capacity conference hall, a 150-seater capacity Community centre, an office ...

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EC receives $12m from NDC as ‘thank you’ money?

According to the said leaked audio, the money was given to  the EC’s boss to be shared among the  seven Commissioners, and the staff of the EC. It has emerged that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) while in power in 2016 doled out US$12 million to the Charlotte Osei-led Electoral Commission (EC) as a ‘thank you’ money. An audio purportedly confirming ...

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John Mahama prevented us from investigating GFA- Koku Anyidoho The Deputy General Secretary of the NDC has revealed that Mahama intervened when the Mills administration wanted to probe the GFA.

Koku Anyidoho has explained that former President Mahama intervened to ensure Kwesi Nyantakyi and other top Ghana Football Association officials were not investigated under late President John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills administration. playJohn Mahama   Anyidoho who was the special aide and other big wigs of the NDC like Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, Kojo Bonsu,etc wanted heads to roll in the ...

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I will invest in Ghana football if George Afriyie becomes GFA President- Kennedy Agyapong

The MP for Assin Central Constituency has so much confidence in GFA presidential hopeful George Afriyie. Kennedy Agyapong says the only thing that would let him invest in Ghana football is when George Afriyie becomes the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The director of Liberty Professionals declared his intention to contest in the 2019 GFA Presidential election on ...

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Rawlings must be disciplined – Victor Smith

Victor Smith said the Disciplinary Committee must restore calm and bring Rawlings to order ahead of the 2020 elections Former Ghana High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Victor Smith has said he is pained by some actions of former President Jerry Rawlings. He said the Disciplinary Committee must restore calm and bring Rawlings to order ahead of the 2020 ...

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Ghana to name four lead advisors for $2.5 bln Eurobond sale

ACCRA, March 20 (Reuters) – Ghana is set to name four banks as lead advisers for a planned sale of up to $2.5 billion of Eurobonds, expected by June, sources close to the transaction said on Tuesday. The exporter of cocoa, gold and oil is seeking to raise $2.5 billion to pay off debt and finance its 2018 budget. Standard ...

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Prof. Gatsi said Ghana beyond aid’ initiative lacks clarity

A renowned economist, Prof. John Gartchie Gatsi, has said any government initiative intended to bring a major transformation in the country should have enough clarity for the people to buy into it. With particular reference to the President’s initiative of lifting Ghana beyond aid, he said to achieve that, the initiative must have well spelt out intention covering each sector ...

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Ghanaians to get a National ID in April – Bawumia

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahumudu Bawumia has promised Ghanaians that the long-awaited national ID will be rolled out from April. The project, which was supposed to take off earlier this year has stalled after the President launched it in January. Dr. Bawumia assured Ghanaians of the rectification of some challenges that have led to its delayed rollout and promised it will ...

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Supreme Court adjourns petition on Montie 3 case

The justices of the court took the decision due to the failure of the lawyers of the plaintiffs to file their memorandum of agreed issues on time The Supreme Court has adjourned the case where some three private legal practitioners are challenging the constitutionality of former President John Mahama’s decision in granting Presidential pardon for the Montie 3 who were jailed for ...

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Defence Minister denies a rumors about U.S . military based in Ghana

Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul is denying claims that Cabinet has, pending ratification by parliament, approved an agreement for the United States of America to set up a military base in Ghana. A report by Joy FM Tuesday says the agreement, expected to be tabled before Parliament sometime this week, grants the US Military unfettered access to “a host of Ghanaian ...

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